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Promoting Gender Equity for HIV and Violence Prevention: Results from the PEPFAR Male Norms Initiative Evaluation in Ethiopia

PATH, EngenderHealth, Miz-Hasab Research Center, HIWOT Ethiopia, Promundo

Certain male gender norms, or social expectations about how men should behave, have been shown to promote HIV risk and related behaviors, such as partner violence. There is growing evidence of the importance and success of engaging men and explicitly addressing gender dynamics in HIV/AIDS and violence prevention initiatives. This report highlights results from an…
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Violence against young children: What does gender have to do with it?

Gary Barker, Marcos Nascimento

Despite a clear connection between violence against children and violence against women, the two issues are rarely considered together. In this article from the Bernard van Leer Foundation’s Early Childhood Matters, Gary Barker and Marcos Nascimento discuss results from their recent research in Brazil and from global survey data.

Young Men for the End of Violence: Manual for Facilitators

CulturaSalud

This manual includes activities for working with adolescent and young men in the prevention of violence.

Global Symposium on Engaging Men and Boys in Achieving Gender Equality: A Summary Report

Lucile C. Atkin, Gary Barker, Christine Ricardo, Marcos Nascimento, Gabriel Azevedo de Aguiar

The first Global Symposium on Engaging Men and Boys in Achieving Gender Equality in 2009 brought together 439 researchers, activists, and practitioners from 77 countries to exchange experiences and forge collective actions for engaging men and boys in achieving gender equality and social justice. The report presents an overview of cross-cutting themes, lessons learned, research results,…
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Ending Corporal and Humiliating Punishments

Isadora Garcia, Marianna Olinger, Tatiana Araujo

This manual is designed to inform and empower fathers, mothers, and caregivers of children to use positive discipline over corporal punishment. It contains educational activities to promote reflection on the use of physical and humiliating punishment against children.

Engaging Men and Boys in Gender Equality and Health: A Global Toolkit for Action

Promundo, MenEngage, UNFPA

Promundo and MenEngage Alliance with support from UNFPA produced this toolkit that addresses strategies and lessons learnt for engaging men and boys in diverse themes, such as sexual and reproductive health; maternal, newborn, and child health; fatherhood; HIV and AIDS; gender-based violence; advocacy and policy, as well as addressing issues around monitoring and evaluation of…
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Program M: Working with Young Women

Promundo, Salud y Genero, ECOS, Instituto Papai, World Education

The Program M manual includes more than 30 activities to carry out group work with young women (ages 15 to 24) on gender identity, relationships, sexuality, reproductive health, motherhood and caregiving, drugs, work and preventing and living with HIV and AIDS.

Questioning gender norms with men to improve health outcomes: Evidence of impact

G. Barker, C. Ricardo, M. Nascimento, A. Olukoya, C. Santos

This article describes a review of 58 evaluation studies of programmes with men and boys in sexual and reproductive health (including HIV prevention, treatment, care and support); father involvement; gender-based violence; maternal, newborn and child health; and gender socialisation more broadly.

Promoting Gender Equity as a Strategy to Reduce HIV Risk and Gender-based Violence Among Young Men in India

Ravi Verma et al.

This report presents the findings from the impact evaluation study of Yaari Dosti, the Indian adaptation of Program H.

Experiences and Attitudes of Men and Women in Relation to Gender Equity and Health: Preliminary Results from a Household Survey Conducted in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Christine Ricardo, Marcio Segundo, Marcos Nascimento

This report presents initial results from the application of IMAGES (International Men and Gender Equality Survey) with men and women (18-59 years old) in Rio de Janeiro.